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Nicholas Cage in negotiations to portray himself in meta drama The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
Entertainment

Nicholas Cage in negotiations to portray himself in meta drama The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Nicholas Cage will produce The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent via his Saturn Films banner.

War, John Woo's The Killer and why 'masala' cinema can be taken as seriously as any other genre
Entertainment

War, John Woo's The Killer and why 'masala' cinema can be taken as seriously as any other genre

As the writing of War proves, there is a design behind the extravagant stunts and eye-popping locations.

Face/Off, Nicolas Cage and John Travolta's 1997 action thriller, set for reboot at Paramount Pictures
Entertainment

Face/Off, Nicolas Cage and John Travolta's 1997 action thriller, set for reboot at Paramount Pictures

22 Jump Street screenwriter Oren Uzie has been roped in by the studio to pen Face/Off reboot

UPA’s fall result of big RSS conspiracy; Kejriwal and Doval co-conspirators, says Anand Sharma
Politics

UPA’s fall result of big RSS conspiracy; Kejriwal and Doval co-conspirators, says Anand Sharma

Sharma referred to Ajit Doval, the current National Security Advisor, as one of the co-conspirators. Often referred to as a ‘hawk’, Doval, one of the sharpest brains in Indian intelligence, retired as director, Intelligence Bureau in 1995.

Delhi Cong burn Kejriwal's effigy, launch 'pol khol' campaign against AAP
Politics

Delhi Cong burn Kejriwal's effigy, launch 'pol khol' campaign against AAP

Apparently inspired by Kejriwal's success with theatrics, Congress leaders burnt his effigy and unleashed a poster campaign with comic portrayals of Kejriwal with captions such as "My way or the Highway", "He came, he saw, he ran way."

AAP downplays Captain Gopinath's comments against party's decision on FDI
Politics

AAP downplays Captain Gopinath's comments against party's decision on FDI

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today downplayed Air Deccan founder Captain Gopinath's comments against its government's decision to reject FDI in retail in<br /><br /> Delhi, saying members can have different opinions.

'Thick-skinned' Nilekani not hurt by Pai's attack
Business

'Thick-skinned' Nilekani not hurt by Pai's attack

Responding to ex colleague T V Mohandas Pai's attack on his credentials as political candidate, UIDAI chairman and co-founder of Infosys, Nandan Nilekani today told the Business Standard that "(It's) not worth it to react. As Indira Gandhi told Natwar Singh: In politics you need a thick skin."<br /><br />

There's no escape, stop playing hide and seek, SC raps Sahara
Business

There's no escape, stop playing hide and seek, SC raps Sahara

The Supreme Court today came down hard on Subrata Roy led Sahara Group and directed the company to hand over title deeds of its properties worth Rs 20,000 crore to market within three weeks.<br /><br />

Starbucks watch out: McCafe is coming for you with cheaper coffee
Business

Starbucks watch out: McCafe is coming for you with cheaper coffee

Things are not looking good for Starbucks as the world's second-largest fast-food chain McDonald's has finally launched its coffee retail format McCafe in India and aims to set up 100-150 McCafe outlets in the country in three to five years.<br /><br />

Chidambaram using law of averages to hide non-performance: BJP
Economy

Chidambaram using law of averages to hide non-performance: BJP

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad today raised the pitch in the ongoing war of words between the UPA and the NDA over India's economic growth during their respective rule.<br /><br />

Hoarding wars: Gujarat, Maharashtra claim to sell fuel for less
Economy

Hoarding wars: Gujarat, Maharashtra claim to sell fuel for less

According to a DNA report, Maharashtra claims to provide cheaper fuel that Gujarat and in fact has put up hoardings along National Highway 8 on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border proclaiming the same.

Moily offers to quit if charges of shifting official to please RIL are proved
Business

Moily offers to quit if charges of shifting official to please RIL are proved

Strongly refuting charges of transferring an officer for being tough on Reliance Industries, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said he will resign if even an iota of evidence was produced against him.<br /><br />

Did Subbarao quit on his own or was he pushed out?
Economy

Did Subbarao quit on his own or was he pushed out?

The contrast between Chidambaram's and Subbarao's statements raise a nagging doubt: did Subbarao quit on his own or was he pushed out?

Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?
Economy

Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Just like how both Monetarism and Keynesianism need to be used in harmony depending on circumstances, so should the Sen-Dreze and Bhagwati-Panagariya prescriptions be used together.

No particular affection for either Modi or Rahul: Jagdish Bhagwati
Politics

No particular affection for either Modi or Rahul: Jagdish Bhagwati

The economist went on to praise Gujarat's growth model in the interview, but clarified that he has no particular affection for Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi.

BJP demands CBI inquiry into 'stinking' Jet-Etihad deal
Business

BJP demands CBI inquiry into 'stinking' Jet-Etihad deal

Yashwant Sinha alleged that the deal was "predicated" on the increase in number of seats to be made available.<br /><br />

Legal tangle: NSE denies reversal of Emkay's freak trade on Nifty
Investing

Legal tangle: NSE denies reversal of Emkay's freak trade on Nifty

The panel probing the error feels gross negligence by a single member cannot be allowed to impact 60,000 trades executed by 14,000 clients of 665 exchange members,

Sahara says Sebi is 'rich men's regulator',  justifies refunds
Business

Sahara says Sebi is 'rich men's regulator', justifies refunds

A day after Sebi chairman U K Sinha voiced doubts over Sahara's claims that it had refunded Rs 20,000 crore to investors since most of them didn't have a bank account, Sahara hit back at the regulator terming Sinha's statement as "irresponsible".